Joshua Robichaud represents clients in matters related to federal and state regulatory policies, regulations and rules applicable to the electric, renewable power, natural gas pipeline and oil pipeline industries. He has experience with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, including enforcement and compliance, centralized energy and capacity markets, transmission and interconnection matters, and oil and natural gas pipeline tariffs. He also has experience with state and federal policy issues relevant to the development of offshore wind, including various state solicitation processes and wholesale power market developments relevant to the industry.
Prior to joining Bracewell, Josh worked as a legal intern for the Environmental Protection Agency and as a legal fellow for the American Wind Association (now, the American Clean Power Association). Before law school, Josh worked for a renewable energy certificate broker in Stamford, Connecticut.
Recent Notable Matters
Equinor — negotiation of purchase and sales agreements and conditional grant agreements with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) in support of the 1,260 MW Empire Wind 2 and the 1,230 MW Beacon Wind projects
Navigator CO2 Ventures LLC — development of an industrial scale carbon capture pipeline system of more than 1,200 miles of new carbon dioxide gathering and transportation pipelines across five Midwest states (Nebraska, Iowa, South Dakota, Minnesota and Illinois) with the capability of permanently storing up to 5 million metric tonnes of carbon dioxide per year
Publications and Speeches
“Natural Resources: Renewable Energy,” American Bar Association’s Recent Developments in Infrastructure and Regulated Industries 2023, January 2024.